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Avoiding the Blind Alley: China’s Economic Overhaul and Its Global Implications

A Forthcoming Asia Society Policy Institute ReportIn November 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders announced a bold and comprehensive program of economic modernization, backed up by political reforms. Yet observers in China and abroad ... [Published AsiaSource - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Asia Society Presents! Shanghai Quartet with Wu Man

“An ensemble with such virtuosity and style.” — The Washington Post on Shanghai Quartet“Wu Man is one of the rare musicians who has changed the history of the instrument she plays.” — Boston GlobeIn partnership with Da Camera of Houston , the Texas Center ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Francis Fukuyama on Democracy

Francis Fukuyama , best known for his hugely influential The End of History and the Last Man , has published a provocative new book, Political Order and Political Decay . It argues that the key to political stability and economic growth is not culture, ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Eric Gamalinda: 'The Descartes Highlands'

Join a conversation between Filipino American author Eric Gamalinda and writer, filmmaker, and artist Jessica Hagedorn on his work and writing across cultures, accompanied by dramatic readings from The Descartes Highlands by actors Alexis Camins , Jennifer ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

'Tehran Noir' and 'Tehran at Twilight'

Join Iranian writer and editor Salar Abdoh ( The Poet's Game ) for a conversation with poet, author, and activist Roya Hakakian ( Journey from the Land of No and Assassins of the Turquoise Palace ) on a new anthology of Iranian and Iranian American writing, ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Tehran, Roya Hakakian, Iran
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Investing with the Credit and Inventory Cycles

Dinner & DiscussionReception at 6:30pmDinner at 7:00pmDiscussion at 8:15pmThe 2007-2008 Financial Crisis is a stark reminder of the capital losses that come from credit and inventory cycles. Unfortunately, little study has been given to these all-important ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Asian Cities Symposium

Discounted Admission For Asia Society MembersRegistration at 1:30pmSymposium at 1:45pm - 5:00pmMany Asian cities are developing as high density, vertical and transit oriented cities – but how affordable and people oriented are they? The symposium will ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Change at the Roof of the World

— In conjunction with the UN General Assembly's focus on climate change, photographers Ian Teh and David Breashears present their images from the frontiers of global warming in a discussion with Orville Schell , Arthur Ross Director of Asia Society's ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Can Women Have It All?

-- On Tuesday evening, in front of an audience of over 200 people at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya’s Coomaraswamy Hall, renowned columnists and authors Manu Joseph and Shobhaa Dé , Tata Starbucks Limited CEO Avani Davda , author Ira Trivedi ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Poverty Reduction in Viet Nam: Success, Lessons and Role of World Community

The Asia Society Korea Center 2014 Monthly Luncheon Series resumed on Tuesday, September 16 at the ASEAN-Korea Centre Exhibition Hall in Seoul. The guest speaker was Ambassador Pham Huu Chi from the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam In the ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Looking Behind The Veil: A Glimpse Into Pakistan

Recently returning from Pakistan, Christophe Jaffrelot, senior research fellow at the Centre d'études et de recherches internationales (CERI), will share insights from his travels in a nation that has been making the headlines recently. As a newly elected ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The 1.5 Vietnamese-American Generation

Vietnamese novelist Lan Cao artfully illuminates the destructive power of the Vietnam War through the eyes of a young girl and her father in her latest book, The Lotus and the Storm . In a beautifully crafted novel filled with love, pain, and betrayal, ... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 16 2014]

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"Tehran — bloated, capricious, corrupt, and with its various secret police agencies competing against one another — becomes a ripe setting for this roman noir . . . Move over Scandinavia: there’s a new kid on the noir block.”"
"Like other trailblazers of his generation, Minh is using his creativity, connections and education to forge an artistic identity that is unmistakably global — yet uniquely Vietnamese — in the ever-widening spaces of Vietnam's ongoing liberalization." ( Vietnam Investment Review: Timeout )
"Culinary Shangri-La secreted inside the Asia Society and Museum building on Park Avenue."
...Translated literally, it means "Restoration of Light Day”, and celebrates the victory over Japan which liberated Korea from 35 years of Japanese colonial rule on August 15, 1945. August 15 also commemorates the formation of the very first South Korean government three years later under Syngman Rhee, on August 15, 1948."

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Avoiding the Blind Alley: China’s Economic Over... [Published AsiaSource - 22 hours ago]
Asia Society Presents! Shanghai Quartet with Wu... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 22 2014]
Francis Fukuyama on Democracy [Published AsiaSource - Sep 20 2014]
Eric Gamalinda: 'The Descartes Highlands' [Published AsiaSource - Sep 20 2014]
Asian Cities Symposium [Published AsiaSource - Sep 19 2014]
Investing with the Credit and Inventory Cycles [Published AsiaSource - Sep 19 2014]
'Tehran Noir' and 'Tehran at Twilight' [Published AsiaSource - Sep 19 2014]
Climate Change at the Roof of the World [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
Can Women Have It All? [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
Poverty Reduction in Viet Nam: Success, Lessons... [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
Looking Behind The Veil: A Glimpse Into Pakistan [Published AsiaSource - Sep 17 2014]
The 1.5 Vietnamese-American Generation [Published AsiaSource - Sep 16 2014]
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